I have a couple questions I posted myself and I would like to delete and I am not able to. Partly because they are down voted so much. On other stack sites, I am able to delete my own post.

Update: I just joined anther new stack site, asked a question with one rep, then successfully deleted it. I just cannot do it on this site.

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    Some helpful advice I can give you is to make sure you put more details in your question. The question box is large for a reason. :) In general, if you describe the problem you're facing and the purpose of the question, it gives the community more context to understand your challenges. Good luck!
    – jmort253
    Jan 5, 2013 at 2:31

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You cannot delete questions that have answers on them. This is a Stack Exchange-wide rule.

[Side question: why are you needing the delete tool so frequently, on more than one site?]

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    Actually the rule is for upvoted answers, zero/negative vote answers don't seem to count for the check
    – Rarity
    Jan 5, 2013 at 22:48
  • I have a down voted answer that I need to delete. I am testing out the delete tool and thats "why I need the delete tool so frequently."
    – crh225
    Jan 7, 2013 at 16:12
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    @crh225 Please don't post just to test. If you need help knowing how the features work, search meta.stackoverflow.com or here or go ahead and ask a question here. Thanks!
    – Nicole
    Jan 7, 2013 at 17:02
  • I test posted after I could not delete my own post
    – crh225
    Jan 7, 2013 at 17:44

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